TOYOTA BRINGING RACING CLOSER TO THE MASSES THROUGH ESPORTS

Are you interested in racing, but you never had the chance to join a racing team? Fret not, UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT) will be having their 2nd season of the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Velocity Esport Championship. With huge support and response from season 1, Toyota is pleased to continue to support the 2nd season this year.

The Esport championship is one of the event that compliments the TGR Festival. TGR Festival is also brings the Vios racing to various location around the country four times a year. The soon-to-be introduced GR Supra and GR Garage will also be part of the UMWT’s effort to establish a bigger footprint in Malaysian Motorsports scene.

If you’re interested for the TOYOTA GAZOO RACING (TGR) VELOCITY ESPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP, make sure that you’re a Malaysian and must be aged 18 and above. You can get yourself into the championship by going through a time-tril phase at Cove Esports in Bandar Sunway, Subang Jaya, Selangor on the 31st August/1st September and 14th/15th September. The top 40 racers with the fastest lap times will then be eligible to enter the Grand Final.

The top 40 qualifiers of the TOYOTA GAZOO RACING (TGR) VELOCITY ESPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP will be battling out with each other in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur (Centre Court) on the 21st/22nd September from 10am to 9pm. There will be a big prize pool of RM 70,000 to be shared among the winners.

All participants will get a chance to feel and raced the latest 2019 Toyota GR Supra in the Gran Turismo Sport. The chosen circuit for the participants to race on will be the famous 1.475-km long Fuji Speedway in Japan which features one of the longest straights in the world. The top 10 finalist will be competing head to head on a 10 lap race on a best-of-three tracks which are Kyoto Driving Park, Suzuka Circuit as well as Fuji Speedway.

For the TOYOTA GAZOO RACING (TGR) VELOCITY ESPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP, Thrustmaster will supply its T-GT ultimate racing simulator for Gran Turismo Sport and also for future Gran Turismo games. The racers will benefit from unique new technologies to exploit the superior driving dynamics of the Toyota GR Supra.

For interested parties regarding the TOYOTA GAZOO RACING VELOCITY ESPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP, please visit https://toyotavelocity.com/. In the website you’ll be able to find more information and register yourself to try your hand in the simulation racing world.

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